Professional Employment History

Professional Employment History – Christina Manfredi

 

I have worked as a professional therapist and counsellor within the following organisations:

Private Practice established in 1998 and current.

Director and joint owner of Fremantle Counselling & Psychological Services. Please see full website for complete range of services.

Fremantle Women’s Health Centre
Senior Individual and Couples Therapist & Counselling Manager. Individual, group counselling and programs developed for women experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma. Developed a group for partners of women experiencing antenatal depression/anxiety and postnatal depression and anxiety, and programs for senior women. Also provided clinical supervision for all counselling staff.

Roe Street Centre For Human Relationships
FPWA: Senior Individual & Couples Therapist in the area of sexual health, intimacy concerns, sexual therapy, fertility concerns/IVF treatments, unplanned pregnancy, GBLT, and mental health. Also lectured at universities regarding sexual health. Provided supervision to other clinical staff. Also provided outreach supervision to counsellors and support workers assisting sex industry workers with health concerns.

Sexual Assault Resource Centre
Clinical Therapist & Supervisor: Supporting individual women and men, and groups in recovery from sexual abuse/assault. Provided supervision to other therapists and students.  Also provided training for police responding to victims of sexual violence. Provided outreach service to Casuarina Prison and men who had been sexually assaulted.

Relationships Australia
Child & Family Clinical Therapist for children (aged 4 to 16) who experienced sexual trauma and domestic violence. Provided therapeutic services directly to children and the protective parent and caregivers.

Lynks Counselling Service
Clinical Therapist for young people and families affected by mental health, trauma, and grief concerns. Developed groups for women suffering with symptoms of complex trauma. Developed and facilitated the first community non-government Dialetical Behavioural group treatment program within the Perth community.

Community Psychiatric Support Services
Individual therapeutic services for people suffering from acute mental health concerns.

Armadale Community Development
Child Protection Social Worker.

Mofflyn Child and Family Care Services
Individual, Couples and Family Therapist for families with young children. Worked therapeutically with children and parent/caregivers where issues of grief, trauma, mental health, and parenting issues were present.

Cerebral Palsy Association
Therapist for Individuals and Families affected by a diagnosis of cerebral palsy.

Independent Expert Witness
Family Law Court of Western Australia.

Supervisor for other qualified and registered Clinical Therapists working in Mental, and Psychological Wellness – on-going.

Supervisor of Students from the University of Western Australia, Curtin, and Murdoch, Notra Dame – on-going.